Yesterday voters came out strong to support Question 3, which will impose 2 year term limits on Community Boards every 8 years. 1,026,929 New Yorkers voted for the measure, 393,809 against, so it passed by a wide margin with 72.3% affirmative on the reform. It’s clear most New Yorkers are ready to move to a… Read More Question 3 Has Passed! Community Board Reform will Happen in NYC!
There is a lot of talk about the big elections tomorrow, but New Yorkers in the know are looking at what’s on the back of the ballot, the proposals. This is where we can make some directed changes in the good governance of our City and change some of the old, stale culture of New… Read More Flip the Ballot Over and Vote Yes on 3!
by John Choe Flushing NY On November 6th, voters will have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to reform our community board system — an often ignored but vital part of our City’s democracy. As a longtime observer and recently-appointed member of Community Board 7 in Queens, I’ve experienced a number of problems that would benefit from the… Read More #FlipYourBallot: Community Board Reform Now!
The Easter Queens Greenway reached out to Tony Avella (D), John Liu (D), Simon Minching (R), and Vickie Paladino (R) multiple times and reminded them in person when we saw them in public. Tony Avella and John Liu chose to complete the survey. … Read More Exclusive: State Senator Tony Avella and Challenger John Liu speak to EQGW
Current Improvements The MTA is implementing new changes to the Q36 Little Neck branch inspired by Little Neck LiNk after Labor Day. These include tethering bus departures to Peak PM train arrivals as well as redesigning the Little Neck terminal of the Q36 to be more conducive to commuting (through bus stop balancing and reversing… Read More Project LiNk-Redefining Little Neck Parkway Bus Service
Ongoing licensing is common in many industries. Testing drivers as they age can help everyone on the street get where they are going safely.… Read More Why Routine Testing for Drivers Licences Makes Sense
Community Boards are the lowest level of representational government in New York City but the functional life-long appointments have corrupted this tool for civic engagement. You can change this by telling #NYCCharter to reform the rules.… Read More Why Community Boards Need Reform and How You Should Help
Laws change and people age, but the DMV gives out licences even if the driver hasn’t been tested in decades. We need to upgrading our requirements so the most dangerous drivers are taken off our streets.… Read More Rallying to demand DMV Imposes Better Ongoing Requirements for Drivers
The Guardians of Flushing Bay are working hard to save and improve our coastline and are looking for your input to see what you want to see done in our neighborhood.… Read More Share Your Vision for Flushing Waterways!
The Charter Revision Commission wants to hear from you about how to make New York City more representational. Here are the issue and what you can do to make things better.… Read More The City Charter Revision Commission Wants to Hear from You.
A Complete Street redesign on Utopia Parkway (including protected bike lanes) would help all street users avoid tragedies.… Read More Bicycle Lanes Save Pedestrians’ Lives
While a some in CB11 want to rip out the new bike lanes on #FixNorthern Boulevard, others see problems with the alternative proposals.… Read More A Case Against CB11 Downgrading the Northern Boulevard Bike Lanes
Getting to #FlushingCreek will be a lot easier with new signs from @riverkeeper @OurWaterfront… Read More How do you get to Flushing Creek?
On June 1, the Queens Community Board 11 received a letter from MTA New York City Transit containing the MTA’s response to the Little Neck LiNk campaign. I am elated to reveal that the Little Neck LiNk proposal, through the efforts of the Community Board, the Eastern Queens Greenway, and, most importantly, all of you who have voiced your support for the proposal and signed the change.org petition, has inspired improvements for the current Q36 bus service.… Read More Little Neck LiNk-Changes to Q36 Bus Service and Looking Ahead
Love riding your bicycle? Do you rely on bicycle routing services like Strava and RideWithGPS? If so come to the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Unisphere on June 10th @ 1pm to photo map the parks and streets of Eastern Queens. Led by Daniel Solow, a safe streets activist and OpenStreetMap volunteer, discover great sights and… Read More #CompletetheMap Eastern Queens
Queens neighbors come out in force, looking to protect local cyclist with new helmets.… Read More Update: Huge Turnout for Bike Helmet Giveaway in Eastern Queens
Join your neighbors in Eastern Queens this Sunday to receive a free bike helmet. On April 29th, 2018 from 10:00am-1:30pm at P.S. 26Q Rufus King, Farm Playground
195-02 69th Ave,
Flushing, NY 11365, USA
(Rain location P.S. 26Q Gymnasium)… Read More Free Bike Helmet Giveaway this Sunday, April 29th
Join us this Monday as we organize to support our 2018 campaigns. We have some big ideas on how to make our communities safer and some easy ways you can help. When: Monday April 16, from 7:30 PM ‑ 9:00 PM Where: Flushing Quaker Meeting House 137-16 Northern Boulevard Flushing, NY 11354 Why: Because now… Read More Next Eastern Queens Greenway Meeting April 16
Join The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce on April 15, 2018, to participate in Queens SOUP, a crowd-funded micro-granting community dinner organized by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. Inspired by Detroit SOUP, the Chamber has helped raise $1,000 every year for neighborhood improvement projects since 2016.… Read More Queens SOUP on on April 15
On March 25th we stand up for street equality on the Women’s Ride, a 7-mile bike ride down the new protected lanes of Queens Boulevard ending at Borough Hall. Meet us at 11:00 at Queensbridge Park Greenway in Long Island City to stand up for women’s right to bike.… Read More Women’s Ride Today